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ORI Introduction to RCR: Chapter 10. Peer Review    

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  1. What should researchers or students do if a colleague or mentor asks them to take a look at a manuscript they have not been authorized to review?
  2. What information contained in a manuscript or proposal should reviewers be expected to check?
  3. Should peer review be anonymous?4 How can researchers who sit on committees that advise on research directions separate their own interests from the best interests of the field they are helping shape?
  4. What would happen if the public lost confidence in peer review and looked for other mechanisms to judge the quality and importance of research?